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Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh (June 23, 1910- October 3, 1987) was a major French dramatist of the 20th century.

He was born in Bordeaux and had Basque ancestry. He started his career as a jobbing writer in the film industry. In 1931, his first play, L'Hermine[?], flopped, but he followed it up with a string of others.

Jean Anouilh died in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Works include

  • L'Hermine[?] (1931)
  • Mandarine (1933)
  • Y avait un prisonnier (1935)
  • Le voyageur sans bagage (1937)
  • La sauvage (1938)
  • Le Bal des Voleurs (Thieves' Carnival) (1938)
  • Léocadia (1940)
  • Eurydice (1941)
  • Le rendez-vous de Senlis (1941)
  • Antigone (1942)
  • Roméo et Jeannette (1946)
  • L'Invitation au Chateau (Ring Round the Moon) (1947)
  • Ardèle ou la Marguerite (1948)
  • La répétition ou l'amour puni (1950)
  • Colombe (1951)
  • La valse des toréadors (1952)
  • L'Alouette (The Lark) (1952)
  • Ornifle ou le courant d'air (1955)
  • Pauvre Bitos ou le dîner de têtes (1956)
  • Becket ou l'honneur de Dieu (1959)
  • L'hurluberlu ou le réactionnaire amoureux (1959)
  • La petite Molière (1959)
  • La Grotte (1961)
  • Le boulanger, la boulangère et le petit mitron (1968)
  • Cher Antoine (1969)
  • Chers zoizeaux (1976)
  • Le nombril (1981)



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